By PoliZette Staff | February 22, 2020
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who held the position under former President Barack Obama, just came completely unglued when he was confronted with some facts about the Democratic prosecutor and Obama administration holdover who controversially dropped all charges against former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.
Holder went so far as to tell a reporter to “shut the hell up” and accuse him of wanting to “use the justice system for political reasons.”
It all started on Tuesday, when RealClearPolitics contributor Paul Sperry tweeted, “BREAKING: Molly Gaston, the asst US Attorney who signed letter to McCabe’s lawyer informing McCabe she was closing criminal case against him, is Democrat who’s given thousands to Dems including Obama & who once worked for Dem side of House Oversight & whose mother worked for WaPo.”
Two days later, Holder fired back at him in a way that nobody was expecting.
“Why don’t you shut the hell up. Your bias is showing,” Holder wrote. “I bet you’ve never been a prosecutor or have any idea how DOJ works. People like you-who want to use the justice system for political reasons-are both dangerous and ignorant. The case was-like you-an obvious loser.”
Why don’t you shut the hell up. Your bias is showing. I bet you’ve never been a prosecutor or have any idea how DOJ works. People like you-who want to use the justice system for political reasons-are both dangerous and ignorant. The case was-like you-an obvious loser. https://t.co/MdOq8u78Yy
— Eric Holder (@EricHolder) February 19, 2020
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Now, that’s something you don’t hear every day from a former attorney general!
“The Justice Department inspector general’s office referred McCabe for potential prosecution in 2018 after concluding that he had repeatedly lied about having authorized a subordinate to share information with a newspaper reporter for a 2016 article about an FBI investigation into the Clinton Foundation,” Fox News reported.
Fox went on to add that Sperry has been critical of Holder in the past, which might partly explain why his fuse was so short. Earlier in the week, Sperry had called out Holder for telling government employees to not resign and “stay strong” under the “corrupt” leadership of Donald Trump.
“[F]ormer AG Eric Holder rallies the cabal of DOJ holdovers to continue to resist, thwart, sabotage, leak on AG Barr and Trump,” Sperry tweeted.
former AG Eric Holder rallies the cabal of DOJ holdovers to continue to resist, thwart, sabotage, leak on AG Barr and Trump … https://t.co/5sZHhouRC7
— Paul Sperry (@paulsperry_) February 18, 2020
Like many liberals, Holder seems to become “triggered” and lose his temper when confronted with facts, logic, and reason. It’s disturbing that a man who was once appointed by Obama to be the Attorney General of the United States is really just a liberal snowflake at heart.
This piece originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.
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